Illini Success

At Illinois, we don’t just give you the complete college experience. We prepare you for what comes next.

What Are Our Graduates Doing?

Learn what Illini do after they graduate, including where they're employed, the average salaries they're making, and what graduate schools they're attending.

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Practicing Diplomacy

Recent alumnus Larry is bringing a little bit of Chicago to Cameroon, his first post in the Foreign Service.

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11,300 unique employers recruiting Illini each year

Big Names at Illinois

Our students attract some of the biggest names out there. In fact, 60 Fortune 100 companies come to campus to recruit our students each year!

  • 3M
  • AbbVie
  • ADM
  • Allstate
  • Alphabet
  • Amazon
  • AmerisourceBergen
  • Anthem
  • Apple
  • AT&T
  • Bank of America
  • Boeing
  • Capital One
  • Caterpillar
  • Centene
  • Chase
  • Chevron
  • Cisco
  • Citigroup
  • CVS
  • Delta
  • Disney
  • DuPont
  • Exelon
  • ExxonMobil
  • Facebook
  • Ford
  • GE
  • GM
  • Goldman Sachs
  • Honeywell
  • HP
  • Humana
  • IBM
  • Intel
  • John Deere
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Liberty Mutual
  • Lockheed Martin
  • McKesson
  • Merck
  • MetLife
  • Microsoft
  • Nike
  • Oracle
  • PepsiCo
  • Pfizer
  • Phillips 66
  • Procter & Gamble
  • Prudential
  • State Farm
  • Target
  • United Airlines
  • United Technologies
  • UnitedHealth Group
  • UPS
  • Verizon
  • Walgreens
  • Walmart
  • Wells Fargo
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#1 return on investment in the Big Ten
(PayScale)

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470,000+ living alumni, one of the largest networks of its kind

successful Illinois business students

2nd highest average mid-career salaries in the Big Ten
(PayScale)

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